and Allah said "And proclaim the pilgramage among men; they will come to thee on foot and on every kind of camel. Lean on account of Journeys through deep and distant mountain highways" Surah 22 ~ Al Hajj Part 27

There are fourteen locations in the Quran that requires the reciter to prostrate (Sajdah or Sudjood). This is similar to when, one prays (Salaah). Reciting in prostration three times "Glory to my Lord, The Most High" (Sub hana rabi yal'laah)

And Allah said "and we have sent down to you a reminder so that you may explain to mankind what was revealed, than perhaps they will reflect"

Surah
Surah Number
Part Number

 

Verse Number

 

Al-A'raf - The Wall with elevations
7
9
206
Ar-Ra'd - The Thunder
13
13
15
An-Nahl - The Bee
16
14
50
Al-Isra - The Journey by Night
17
15
109
Maryam - Mary
19
16
58
Al-Hajj - The Pilgrimage
22
17
18
Al-Hajj - The Pilgrimage
22
17
77
Al-Furqan - The Criterion
25
19
60
An-Naml - The Ants
27
19
26
As-Sajdah - The Prostration
32
21
15
Saad - Saad
38
23
24
Fussilat - They are expounded
41
24
38
An-Najm - The Star
53
27
62
Al-Inshiqaq - The Splitting Asunder
84
30
21
Al-Alaq - The Clot
96
30
19

Surah An-Najm is the first surah that was prostrated upon. The prostration occured at the end of the surah and in itself dispels one of the myths that Iblis (Satan) shouted the verses, that gave rise to the Satanic Verses, which is untrue and should not be even considered as a possibility. The beauty and the poetry of Surah An-Najm caused the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) to prostrate and all present at time Muslim, non-muslim and the jinn followed suite.